Reactions to Hail Satan?

30 October 2020 John Morrish 0

Well, this year’s documentary, Hail Satan?, was certainly cast into the fiery furnace near the bottom of our list of films, with an overall score of 60 per cent. That places it only 16 places above such favourites as The [cont'd.]

The Guilty

30 October 2020 John Morrish 0

Our next film, on Tuesday 8 December at 17:30 and 20:15 and Wednesday 9 December at 20:15 , is The Guilty, a Danish thriller from 2018. This is the film that was cancelled when we went into the second lockdown. [cont'd.]

Recommended films on TV

30 October 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Blue Velvet (1986) was a shocking film when it came out and remains a shocking film. A weird blend of psychological horror and neo-noir, it reveals a world of violence and sexual depravity lurking beneath the [cont'd.]

Recommended films on TV

23 October 2020 John Morrish 0

FILM OF THE WEEK Apostasy (2017) is a modest British film that takes us inside the closed world of the Jehovah’s Witnesses, not in a gawping, sensationalist way but with sympathy and understanding. A debut by writer/director Daniel Kokotailo, based [cont'd.]

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Playhouse fundraising

20 October 2020 John Morrish 0

Some of you will have seen that Cheltenham Playhouse’s bid for £50,000 in Culture Recovery Fund money to help it through the pandemic was rejected. With no income from its own shows, the theatre has been eating into its scant [cont'd.]